Graduation (Postgraduate)

The 2014 Sydney Law School Graduation Ceremonies will take place on Friday 23 May and 28 November.

  • International coursework students should refer to the additional information below.
  • Research students will be notified of graduation on an individual basis.

Confirmation of award (coursework candidates)
If you are eligible to graduate, the School will send you a letter confirming that you have satisfied the requirements of your degree or diploma. Students who complete their studies in December will receive their letter during March; students completing in July will receive their letter in late August. Please ensure that the School has your current address details.

Graduation Ceremony
Sydney Law School ceremonies are held in May and November of each year. The University’s Graduations Office will forward your graduation invitation to your University email address approximately four weeks prior to your ceremony, so please ensure your details are current. The e-Invitation will advise you of the time of your ceremony, how many guests you are allowed to bring, and the details of your course. You must RSVP via the link in your e-Invitation to attend your ceremony.

Graduating in absentia
If you are unable to attend the ceremony you may apply to have your degree conferred earlier, at a monthly meeting of the University Senate. For this to happen, you must forward a Graduating in Absentia form to the Graduations Office after receiving your confirmation of award letter from Sydney Law School. If you do not wish to attend a ceremony you may have your degree conferred earlier, at a monthly meeting of the University Senate. For this to happen you must advise the Graduations Office in writing after receiving your confirmation of award letter from Sydney Law School.

Alumni
The University wishes to maintain contact with its graduates. You will be sent a copy of the JuristDiction and the Sydney Alumni Magazine. For further information, please contact the Sydney Law School

Information for international students

Confirmation of award
After completing all course requirements, you will be sent an award letter confirming your completion. This letter will include the title of the course to be awarded, commencement and completion dates of the degree, the language of instruction, and ceremony information. If you complete all course requirements by July, you will receive an award letter by the end of August. If you complete by December, you will receive your letter in January. Please ensure that we have your current address details so that you receive this letter.

Offshore Ceremonies
Graduation ceremonies and associated alumni events will also be held in Singapore, Hong Kong and China. For further information on ceremony dates visit the Graduations website